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Prague hosts one of the most attractive sporting activities starting tomorrow (21.5-25.5)!  Historically, it’s the first time top women’s beach volleyball teams make an appearance in Prague.  The tournament starts tomorrow with a qualification round, where 26 (3 Czech teams) teams battle it out, for 8 spots to the main draw. [Qualification results]

Within the main draw, you will see pool play followed by single elimination knock out.  Implemented in 2013, the format of all the FIVB Beach Volleyball international tournaments have been unified – whether FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships, FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam or FIVB Beach Volleyball Open.

 

Photo: Courtesy of FIVB Slukova against Ludwig

Photo: Courtesy of FIVB
Slukova against Ludwig

Out of the 24 teams already within the main draw, top seeded German team Laura Ludwig/Kira Walkenhorst are coming straight from a big gold medal win at the FIVB Grand Slam held in Shanghai, China a couple of weeks ago.  The Silver medalists, a Chinese Team Fan Wang/Yan Yue are also making an appearance (Seeded 7th in the main draw).  You can see Czech Olympians Kristyna Kolocova/Marketa Slukova in action, placing 5th at the 2012 Summer Olympics (Seeded 6th in the main draw).  Additional two Czech teams are also in the main draw [Main Draw Teams – full list]

The main draw pool play starts on Thursday, single elimination on Friday and you can see great quarter-final and semi-final matches on Saturday, with the big finale on Sunday. [Full schedule]

Main Event Page
Main Draw Results [updated once main draw starts]

Kolocova / Slukova @ Olympics 2012

Kolocova / Slukova @ Olympics 2012

 

Czech Teams’ Fan Pages:
Kolocova/Slukova official website / FB site
Hermannova/Bonnerova official website / FB site
Galova/Tresnakova official website / FB site
Zolnercikova/Jakubsova  FB site

 

 

Don’t miss this awesome event!  Free entrance!

rawfoodIf you are a raw food lover, plan on attending the 1st annual Raw Food Festival.  Get inspired with recipes, food preparation, wide sortiment of raw products and much more.  Don’t know what raw food is?  Don’t worry you can learn about it on the spot, and enjoy other entertainment awaiting you on 24.5 in Běchovice. Where: Podnikatelská 566, Praha 9 – Běchovice Entrance:  pre-purchased tickets are 180 Kč  / 230 Kč on the spot; Kids under 12 enter for free Official Website FB Page

Prague Castle Offers Free Entry

March 13th, 2014 | Posted by Karolinad in Entertainment | Us | What's Happening Prague - (Comments Off)
Prague   On March 29th (saturday), you can enjoy the Wenceslas Cathedral, Golden Lane and Wallenstein Palace with a free entrance as a part of the summer season launch.  Free entrance is from 10 am until 4pm.  More information can be found here.  Don’t miss it!

Prague Coffee Festival

August 23rd, 2013 | Posted by Karolinad in Entertainment | Karolina - (1 Comments)

coffefestivalPrague Coffee Festival is the place for coffee lovers.  Mark your calendars for the first week in October in cafés across the czech Republic with a highlight event on October 5th at Novomestska radnice in Prague!

What to expect:

  • A week-long special program in various cafes across the Czech Republic.
  • Two presentation spaces for café houses.
  • Great bar with alternative coffee preparations shows (coffee from roasters both local and worldwide).
  • Cupping (coffee from roasters both local and worldwide).
  • Number of interesting lectures.
  • On-site demonstrations of coffee roasting.
  • Traditional ways of coffee making presented by international partners.
  • Exhibition of photos from coffee farms cross the world (Africa, Central America).
  • Art workshops.
  • Theatre performances and rich supporting program.

You can look forward to October full of great coffee!

For Facebook feeds like the Festival’s FB Page or visit the official website.

hlavni_enOn September 14th,  selected museums in Prague will open its doors in the evening from 7 p.m. until 1 a.m. for visitors to enjoy their favorite institutions by night.  Admission and transport to the selected network of museums are FREE.  Don’t miss this special 10th anniversary.  For more details visit the event website
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